Skier killed at Breckenridge |

Skier killed at Breckenridge

Caddie Nath

A 45-year-old man died today after hitting a tree while skiing an intermediate run on Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Peak 9 Sunday.

Robert Redmond, of Virginia, was wearing a helmet when he struck a tree on the Colombia trail. He was transported to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, where he died from injuries caused by blunt force trauma just after 4 a.m. today.

The Summit County Coroner ruled the manner of death accidental.

It is the first skier fatality at Breckenridge Ski Resort in more than a year.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.

Now more than ever, your financial support is critical to help us keep our communities informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on our residents and businesses. Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.

Your donation will be used exclusively to support quality, local journalism.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User